STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.

All rides are free for St. Louis Recreational Cyclists members. Non-members must join by their second ride.

Ride leaders have the right to exclude riders who in their judgement are not in compliance with Club rules or not suited to participate.

Starting Location:  Weldon Spring Interpretive Center, 7295 MO-94, St. Charles, MO 63304

Plenty of parking available.  Rest Rooms available in the interpretive Center after 9AM.

Time of Departure:  9:30 AM

Description:  Gravel Ride – Options for 24, 29.5, or 44 miles taking in Busch Wildlife area, Weldon Springs, and part of the Katy Trail.  We are going to be riding up Calloway Fork Road on the 44 mile route to test our mettle! Gravel bikes with wider tires are highly recommended for increased speeds and comfort on this ride.  If you have a gravel bike, give this ride a go!

Climbing Elevation:  1008′ to 1675′

West Hwy 64, left (southwest) on Hwy 94, Approximately 2.2 miles to Weldon Spring Interpretive Center on right.

Cue Sheet:   Busch Wildlife 24-29.5-44 – Porkchop Gravel Ride

For USB cable Transfer Navigation .fit File:

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:  RidewithGPS  for 24 mile route   

RidewithGPS for 29.5 mile route             RidewithGPS for 44 mile route

Experience Level:  3Bd to 4Cc

Stops:  Regroup stops as needed.  Main Rest Stop at the Defiance General Store if open. We’ll check the day before or so. Several rest areas with pit toilets along route

Weather Considerations:  Ride will be canceled if raining or there is a high chance of rain, high winds or too cold at start time. We won’t start in the rain. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Always view the website Calendar morning of the ride, in case of cancellation due to weather,

Ride leader: – Ken DeBeer  314-814-5431

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